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Carpenters Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for carpenters in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of carpenters amongst Virginia areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Carpenters in Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,310
25th Percentile Wage
$33,430
50th Percentile Wage
$40,040
75th Percentile Wage
$49,360
90th Percentile Wage
$59,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for carpenters in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.13
25th Percentile Wage
$16.07
50th Percentile Wage
$19.25
75th Percentile Wage
$23.73
90th Percentile Wage
$28.77

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for carpenters in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.77. The median hourly salary is $19.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.13.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of carpenters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,0403.07%8.44%
201538,8101.91%-
201438,0701.39%-
201337,5402.34%-
201236,660--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Carpenters in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of carpenters in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of carpenters in state of Virginia ranges from $28,770 to $41,720. The highest paying area for carpenters in Virginia is Charlottesville with a median annual salary of $41,720. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $38,830). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $28,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlottesville
$41,720
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$38,830
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$38,470
Richmond
$38,180
Harrisonburg
$37,850
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$36,220
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
$35,990
Roanoke
$35,740
Lynchburg
$33,590
Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,900
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,890
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$31,110
Danville
$28,770



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